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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Altered Tin

Here is a tin that I altered for a prize on my Bingo Group! June was our Winner that month, and the theme was cards, with a bonus of an altered tin. So I decorated the tin, and filled it with the cards that the other members had sent in as their contribution to the prize pot.

Target $1 spot for the brads, the flowers were a gift and I can't remember what brand. The butterfly border was plain silver, and then I used my alcohol inks to color it.

This was cut from Walk in my Garden - the flower pot - and then embossed with "traffic jam" I then used Primas as the flowers.

This was a rustic metal piece that I found in my stash... I covered it in clear ink and poured clear embossing powder on it, and then I used my heat emobssing gun on it


JustYolie said...

Nice job decorating the tin box! Awesome!

~Christina~ said...


JANLYNN said...

I love this tin. I may have to do some of these when my Master Gardener group has our spring plant sale. We are trying to plan a really big group bus tour and we have already been told to start thinking about our donations for the sale.

Deanne Gutierrez said...

Nice tin - I alter paint buckets alot - this is a cute idea...

chriswooten57 said...

i love this tin. you did good girl. thanks for sharing


Ladybug said...

Love your altered tin, Amanda. Great job!! TFS! :-)

Stephanie W. said...

Awesome giveaways, I would love to win. Love your blog site. Thanks for the chance to win.

mahuntington said...

I especially like the flower pot. Nice job on the tin.

Jacqueline said...

i like the tin with the buttons on the top (i hope i say it the right way )the most its very nice.
groetjes Jacqueline